Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music blasted out of New York, Los Angeles, and London in the mid to late '70s. In film and on TV, portrayals of punk are often misguided or straight laughable (Hello Quincy! Hi C.H.I.P.S!) But sometimes they get it kinda sorta right. Here now, ou ... More >>
By Jennifer Swann In high school, Michael Lucid was an artsy, friendly kid who floated around from one campus clique to the next. "I was more approachable and kids felt comfortable talking to me," he says of his time at Santa Monica's Crossroads School, where he graduated in 1996. Because Lucid wa ... More >>
The Maysles Institute's documentary film series "Country Rap 2: The Gulf States" and its accompanying program "Katrina: Five Years Later"--both opening this weekend--tie the rich spirit and deep history of Southern hip-hop to recent tragedies like Katrina and the Gulf oil spill. Films about M ... More >>
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward offer more sweet optimism—and why not?
Feminine Masculine: Some pleasant pre-op photo ops and an unfortunate true story